• Game News and Pimping Roundup

    Mattel is hit with another toy recall affecting over 11 millions of toys. ( info , source ) Hasbro pimped family game night last night to little media coverage. Hasbro partners with Fox Look to distribute...

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  • Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Re-elected as FIDE President

    Our favorite alien-loving FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been re-elected FIDE president for another four year term. ( source , via ) In other news, the Wall Street Journal pimps Chess at a St Louis school...

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  • Game and Chess News Roundup

    The Adiran Daily Telegram pimps Scrabble Flash . ( source ) The Detroit News pimps Puppy-Opoly and other kids games. ( source ) BBC pimps Subbuteo . ( source ) Chess The 2010 Chess Olympiad is...

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  • Stereo Backgammon 4200 by Deuce

    Deuce is well-known as a crafter of luxury games, including Backgammon, Chess, Dominoes, and game tables. New for 2011 is a luxury tabletop electronic game: Stereo Backgammon 4200. Made of aluminum and multi-touch sensitive glass, the...

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  • Chess Roundup

    BBC presents a two part exploration of the Chess world in Seeking the Endgame . RIP Bent Larsen , Danish Chess champion. ( source ) Magnus Carlsen defeats the world in a chess challenge. ( source...

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  • Gametasia

    Gametasia , designed by Mel Wayne, is from the Freedom Within Foundation. Gametasia is part of a trilogy of works by Mel, which also includes the book Octilogy , the world “Planet Millennium”. All are free...

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  • Cleaning My Web Browser Tab Bar Roundup

    Force Attax. It’s a CC-barely-a-G, of the Top Trumps variety. Welcome to yet another series of cards based on the Star Wars franchise. ( source ) Thwart Poker . Flip cards face up, each player secretly...

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  • Game Bandit—Mixed Bag Edition

    First the sales… Geek Chic is running a virtual tent sale for orphaned orders, factory seconds, and show pieces. You can get their amazing furniture at significantly reduced prices. Unfortunately, the company is too busy to...

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  • August Board and Card Game Patents

    As a reminder, I don’t include card shufflers, sorters, dealers, or trackers, nor lotto or gambling machines, nor electronic-only games unless I find something of particular interest. System and method for providing online SMS games –...

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  • Snakes and Lattes, Board Game Cafe Canada-style

    Snakes and Lattes is a new board game cafe in Toronto. Source has a shot of part of their 1500 board game collection, so we’re talking real games. ( source ) It’s tempting to think of...

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